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54-40

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Biography

54•40 is an alternative rock band which formed in Tsawwassen, British Columbia, Canada in 1981. For most of their career, the band consisted of Neil Osborne (vocals), Phil Comparelli (guitar, trumpet, vocals), Brad Merritt (bass) and Matt Johnson (drums). Comparelli left the band in 2005 and was replaced by former Matthew Good Band guitarist Dave Genn. The band's best known songs include "Baby Ran", "Ocean Pearl" and "I Go Blind", the latter of which was covered by Hootie & the Blowfish. The band takes their name from the slogan "Fifty-Four Forty or Fight," coined to express the expansionist agenda of James K. Polk's presidency, intent upon controling a contested U.S.-Canada border area.

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Top Songs

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  1.  
    Lyrics
    Play a little kiss and tell with poison pills
    Bitten in the valley of thirst, the body kills
    I got an ocean pearl
    I see an open world
    (pre-chorus)
    Ocean Pearl  -  23,595 plays
  2. I Go Blind  -  23,233 plays
  3. One Day In Your Life  -  16,051 plays
  4. Easy To Love  -  8,172 plays
  5. Baby Ran  -  10,122 plays
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